Bone War Cemetery, Algeria

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ALEXANDER, John MacAlister

Fusilier
4194689
No 1 Commando
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Fusilier John Alexander died during operations in North Africa.
 
Sources
CWGC.
British Army Casualty Lists 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/55.
RWF Enlistment Registers Ref 8613s RWF Museum.
 
Notes 

BARLOW, Albert John

Sergeant
4275682
No 6 Commando
Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Sergeant Albert Barlow was killed in action whilst attached to No.6 Commando.
Husband of Irene E. Barlow, of Gosport, Hampshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists (Middle East) / National Archives file WO417/55.
 

BARRY, John

Private
3663903
No 2 Commando
South Lancashire Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private John Barry died of wounds received at Dragone Hill, Salerno, on the 13th September 1943.  He died at 67 General Hospital CMF. Son of Denis and Kathleen Barry, of Slaithwaite, Yorkshire.
 

BIRCH, Joseph

Sgt. Joseph Birch 6 Commando
Private
4607985
No 6 Commando
Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Joseph Birch was killed in action during operations in North Africa.
Husband of Eileen Birch, of Bramley, Leeds, Yorkshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/56.
[Image] John Robertson (Special Forces ROH website).

BLOWER, Alfred

Known as: 
Alfy
Alfred Blower 2 Commando
Private
3772259
No 2 Commando
Kings Regiment (Liverpool)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private Alfred Blower, 4 troop, died of wounds received at Dragone Hill, Salerno, on the 13th September 1943. He died at 67 General Hospital CMF. Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Blower, of Liverpool; husband of Winifred Blower, of Liverpool.
Extract from the Liverpool Evening Express - Friday 08 December 1944.

DAVIDSON, Douglas Malcolm

Known as: 
Granite
Capt.D.M. Davidson MC
Captain
105288
No 1 Commando
South Wales Borderers
Military Cross (MC)
Killed in action or died of wounds
Captain Douglas Davidson MC died of wounds sustained on the 14th March whilst leading a patrol and being engaged by the enemy. The location for the entry recorded in the War Diary shows Sidi es Siah. (Source: No 1 Commando War Diary March 1943.)
 

MCNALLY, Victor

Lance Corporal
408618
No 6 Commando
East Surrey Regiment
Killed in action or died of wounds

Lance Corporal Victor McNally died during operations in North Africa.

His brother, Fusilier McNally, served in No 5 Commando.*
 
Sources
CWGC
*Commando Association newsletter 6 issued March 1948
 

RITCHIE, William Dunbar

William Dunbar Ritchie 1 Commando
Private
2185488
No 1 Commando
Welch Regiment
Royal Engineers
Killed in action or died of wounds
Private William Ritchie died on 19 March 1943 of wounds received on 27 February 1943 during operations in North Africa [more....].  Son of Robert and Susan D. Ritchie; husband of Mary Ritchie (nee McDonald), of Stirling [1][2].

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